Bisabolol – Terpenes and Cannabinoid Research

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Overview - Bisabolol

What is Bisabolol?

Bisabolol is a sesquiterpene occurring in significant amounts in several plant species, such as Psidium guajava (guava), Matricaria chamomilla (German chamomile), and cannabis.

Is Bisabolol safe?

Its concentrated form is a clear, colorless liquid that may cause skin irritation and allergic reactions.

Other Names

IUPAC Name: (2R)-6-methyl-2-[(1R)-4-methylcyclohex-3-en-1-yl]hept-5-en-2-ol


Scent Description

Fruity, nutty aroma with hints of coconut.


Natural Sources

Psidium guajava (guava), Matricaria chamomilla (German chamomile), Cannabis.

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Bisabolol Properties and Effects

Bisabolol may have the following properties and effects:

  1. Analgesia

    1. Antinociceptive (B. Amora-Silva et al., 2019)

    2. Anti-inflammatory (B. Amora-Silva et al., 2019; A. Licari et al., 2017)

  2. Anti-amyloid (against neurotoxic beta-amyloid) (J. Laws Iii et al., 2022)

  3. Anticancer

    1. Anti-metastatic (in pancreatic cancer cells) (M. Uno et al., 2016; Y. Murata et al., 2017)

    2. Anti-tumor (in pancreatic cancer cells) (M. Kano et al., 2023; T. Seki et al., 2011)

    3. Apoptotic (in pancreatic cancer cells) (M. Kano et al., 2023)

  4. Antioxidant (E. Ramazani et al., 2022)

  5. Neuroprotective (H. Javed et al., 2020)

  6. Cardio-protective (M. Nagoor Meeran et al., 2020)

  7. Skin-protective

    1. Wound healing (B. Amora-Silva et al., 2019)

    2. Anti-pruritic

    3. Depigmenting (skin lightening) agent (J. Lee et al., 2010)

  8. Antimicrobial (B. Amora-Silva et al., 2019)

    1. Candida albicans (F. Galvão Rodrigues et al., 2018)

    2. Candida krusei (F. Galvão Rodrigues et al., 2018)

    3. Candida tropicalis (F. Galvão Rodrigues et al., 2018)

    4. Staphylococcus aureus (F. Galvão Rodrigues et al., 2018)

  9. Anti-parasitical

    1. Leishmaniosis (effective in dogs) (V. Corpas-Lopez et al., 2018)

  10. Gastro-protective (N. Moura Rocha et al., 2011)

  11. Nephroprotective (T. Lima Sampaio et al., 2016)

  12. Synergistic analgesia with Tetradrine (may reduce brain cancer metastasis) (L. Jui-Feng et al., 2022)

Bisabolol Receptor Binding

Endocannabinoid System (ECS) and Bisabolol:


Endocannabinoidome (eCBome) and Bisabolol:

  1. A3 (Adenosine receptor site 3) (F. Brackmann Mendes et al., 2017)

  2. Ca+ (Voltage-gated sodium channel Ca+ channels)

    1. Cav3.2 T-type calcium channels (inhibits) (V. Gadotti et al., 2021)

  3. FAK (focal adhesion kinase is involved in how cells stick together) (Bisabolol inhibits FAK phosphorylation-induces anticancer apoptosis) (M. Kano et al., 2023)

  4. KISS1r (Kisspeptin receptor aka GPR54) (bisabolol activates with potential therapeutic potential for pancreatic cancer) (M. Uno et al., 2016)

  5. MARK (Mitogen-activated protein kinase) (bisabolol inhibits) (B. Venkataraman et al., 2022)

  6. PPAR-γ (Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor-γ) (bisabolol stimulates PPAR-γ expression) (B. Venkataraman et al., 2022)

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